The Trauma Service provides ...
of the multiply injured trauma patient
An expert consultation and referral service
to the clinical teams involved in initial assessment and ongoing management of patients with multiple system injuries
Assistance in discharge planning
and follow-up management of selected patients with complex injuries
with other health professional groups and community agencies, including GP's and ACC
A Trauma Registry
to study injury trends in the region and assist in injury prevention.
Monthly teaching forums
focused on trauma management
Attendance at all trauma calls
between the hours of 0800-1700hrs Monday to Friday
Previously admitted trauma patients
returning with complications or ongoing problems.
Patients admitted to a specialty service
where a general surgical consultation is desired